Arctic Energy Alliance
Published
January 24, 2019
Location
Inuvik
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The AEA offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package that includes a defined contribution registered pension plan, a group insurance plan and annual professional development opportunities. If you would like to know more about the position, call 920-3333 or 1-877-755-5855 (toll-free). Applicants must currently be residents of the Northwest Territories. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter by email or in person. Closing Date: Friday, February 1st, 2019 Human Resources Arctic Energy Alliance #101, 5102 51 St. Yellowknife, NT. X1A 1S7 EMAIL: jennifer.wicks@aea.nt.ca We thank all applicants that apply, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Department
Human Resources
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Located in - INUVIK, but will also involve travel to NWT communities.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

 

AEA is a non-profit organization whose mission is:

 

To promote and facilitate the adoption of efficient and renewable energy practices by all members of NWT society.

 

Reporting to the Executive Director and working together with the AEA team, the Project Coordinator’s role is to assist and support NWT individuals, businesses, institutions and communities to implement projects that reduce their energy costs and reduce their energy related greenhouse gas emissions.

 

The Project Coordinator liaises with appropriate AEA staff for advice, consultation and completion of community projects.

Duties

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Supervising Staff and Subcontractors
  • The Regional Energy Project Coordinator may direct and oversee the work of consultants and subcontractors.
  • The Regional Energy Project Coordinator does not directly supervise staff but may manage the work plans of specific projects that make use of staff. The Regional Energy Project Coordinator should coordinate the tasks assigned to each staff person with AEA’s operations coordinator.

 

 

  1. Managing Budgets and Programs

 

The Regional Energy Project Coordinator will be responsible for:

 

  • Supporting the AEA team in writing proposals and applications for funding,
  • Supporting the AEA team in reporting back to clients and funding agencies,

 

 

  1. Providing High Quality Energy Project Support Services to AEA Clients

 

The objectives of the Regional Energy Project Coordinator program are to:

 

  • Increase the financial savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions resulting from AEA’s work with home owners in the region by assisting home owners to overcome the barriers they face in implementing the advice they get from AEA. This will be measured by evaluating the impact of EGH “E” files that are completed, the “EEIP” rebates given and SREF projects completed, compared to previous fiscal years.
  • Increase the financial savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions resulting from the AEA’s work with buildings owners in the region by assisting building owners overcome the barriers they face in implementing the advice they get from AEA. This will be measured by evaluating the impact of any projects that AEA assists in getting completed along with other related projects.
  • Increase the financial savings and greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the AEA’s work with vehicle owners in the region.

 

The tasks of the Regional Energy Project Coordinator are to:

 

  • Provide basic advice and knowledge on current “northern best energy practices” in the fields of community energy planning, renewable energy and energy efficiency to the public in Inuvik & the nearby communities,
  • Complete training in order to keep up to date on current best practices and provide top quality basic advice on energy,
  • Work with the AEA’s Energy Management Specialists in Yellowknife to provide expert advice on current “northern best energy practices” in the fields of community energy planning, renewable energy and energy efficiency to the public in Inuvik & the nearby communities,
  • Ensuring that individuals, businesses, institutions and governments in Inuvik and nearby communities are able to get the technical support they need to complete energy projects – either through AEA or outside sources,
  • Deliver presentations on energy and AEA’s programs to schools, individuals (home owners), businesses & institutions (building owners) and other interested groups in Inuvik and the nearby communities near Inuvik,
  • Network with individuals, businesses, institutions and governments in Inuvik and nearby communities to identify chances to make energy projects happen,
  • Facilitate the relationship between individuals, businesses, institutions and governments in Inuvik and nearby communities potential funding sources,
  • Assisting individual homeowners to sign up for home evaluations and implement projects that are recommended related to their community energy plans,
  • Assisting individual businesses and institutions to monitor their energy usage, identify projects that would reduce their fuels bills and greenhouse gas emissions and then follow up to help them implement the projects,
  • Supporting the AEA team in writing educational materials, creating workshops and maintaining the content of the AEA website,
  • Supporting the AEA team in writing proposals and applications for funding,
  • Supporting the AEA team in reporting back to clients and funding agencies,
  • Supporting other members of the AEA team as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Additional activities that may be assigned by the Executive Director.
  • The position will require travel to NWT communities.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

The following are required qualifications:

 

  • Demonstrated Proficiency of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook are required,
  • A college education and/or related work experience is required,
  • An ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is required,
  • An ability to work with the public and co-workers in a respectful and professional manner is required,
  • An ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, to make decisions, exercise initiative and judgment, prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines while working within a team environment is required,

 

The following are preferred

  • An undergraduate or Masters degree with a related focus or equivalent work experience is preferred,
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a related position is preferred,
  • Experience working with Aboriginal peoples and/or isolated, northern communities is preferred,
  • A strong personal interest in energy and climate change issues is preferred,
  • Ability to speak, write or understand any of the NWT’s official languages in addition to English is preferred.

 

Working Conditions

 

Approximately 8 months of the year occurs in an office setting in Inuvik with the rest of the year spent visiting communities.

 

Physical Demands

 

There is limited physical effort required for this position.

 

Environmental Conditions

 

A major amount of the work is completed indoors.  Some extreme weather may be experienced on site and community visits.

 

Sensory Demands

 

There is a need for attention to detail.

 

Mental Demands

 

The position may require extended periods of being in unfamiliar communities with limited amenities resulting in a disruption of family and social life.

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